Lecture Series: The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice (A Discussion with Dr. Robert D. Bullard)
ETW: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice
Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Environmental Science & Policy at Schmid College
Wilkinson College is committed to leading the conversation in our community on issues of humanity, unity and justice. As such, the college has undertaken, semester-long examinations of key societal issues. These interdisciplinary, campus-wide conversations promote thoughtful dialogue; mindful reflection; social tolerance; awareness and respect; peace and kindness.
Join us on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 12 p.m. to hear special guest speaker, Dr. Robert D. Bullard.
Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is the former Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University 2011-2016. Professor Bullard currently is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy. Prior to coming to TSU he was founding Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He received his Ph.D. degree from Iowa State University. He is an award-winning author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, disasters, emergency response, and community resilience, smart growth, and regional equity. He is co-founder of the HBCU Cli-mate Change Consortium. Dr. Bullard is a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran.